Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «company»

May 15, 2018 4:00 AM Meet The Five BDP Moshupa-Manyana Hopefuls

The youngest of the five candidates is 38-year-old Karabo Gare. He is said to be the one preferred by President Mokgweetsi Masisi. Gare, an accountant by training, was born and raised in Moshupa. He has worked for Botswana Railways, Botswana National Sports Council and Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) before quitting to be self-employed. “I have been a BDP member 15

April 20, 2018 2:00 PM Makwala, Montsho, Thebe take home P600,000

The 400m runners won gold in their individual races, which earned them a cool P100, 000 from the government’s athlete incentive scheme. Baboloki Thebe was the second highest earner after Makwala, pocketing P220, 000. Makwala received a further P100,000 after anchoring the men’s 4x400m relay to gold, and another P50,000 from Debswana for his gold in the 400m. Debswana 75

April 17, 2018 4:00 AM Lucara Recovers 472 Carat Diamond

The new discovery follows the world’s second largest gem quality diamond found at the same mine two years ago. The 1,111-carat stone was recovered from its Karowe mine, about 500 km north of the capital, Gaborone. The stone is also the sixth largest gem quality diamonds ever mined. According to the Global Mining Observer, Lucara Diamond Company insured 80

April 10, 2018 4:00 AM Farmers Urged To Insure Produce, Products

Addressing Botswana Young Farmers Association (BYFA) recently, Advice Fele of the Botswana Insurance Company (BIC) said they have policies that cater to farmers. “Insurance is very important even in farming as we cover livestock, crop production, damages done by fire, natural disasters as well as the equipment that is used in farming,” he said. BIC also has policies 60

March 12, 2018 4:00 AM Bamalete Lutheran Hospital suspends CEO, Principal on corruption allegations

This comes after some employees of BLH wrote a letter to the Office of the President (OP) and Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) to look into allegations of corruption and malpractice at the BLH and BLSON. Mmegi has it on good authority that DCEC had made a report to the Board about a number of things. Amongst others, the DCEC allegedly 68

March 6, 2018 11:02 AM Govt retains Maun abattoir

The Minister of Agricultural Production and Food Security, Patrick Ralotsia announced the move in a statement presented to Parliament this week. Ralotsia announced that following recommendations from inclusive consultations with stakeholders, government has agreed to convert BMC to a limited liability company and commercialise it to achieve operational 78

March 5, 2018 4:00 AM BBS vendors, contractor clash over arrears

This came after the new contractor made the vendors who are occupying the space at the flea market pay P10 every day. The new arrangement has made the vendors uncomfortable since they now believe that the new contractor is taking all their profit. Again their query is that the council has failed to introduce the new contractor to them after the then Botswana 74

February 26, 2018 4:00 AM College breaches BQA rules

The business college, which is not relatively new as it is registered as Damelin University of Botswana at the Registrar of Companies had recently started advertising the school on media outlets, hence contravening the BQA rules. Mmegi investigations found that the school started late last year to place averts on billboards and moved on to place adverts 53

February 19, 2018 4:00 AM Lax govt depts vex PPADB

The Board’s observations come as ministries come under increasing pressure to tighten project delivery and cost management, in the age of declining national budget revenues. A Project Management Office is being set up in the Office of the President to govern across all line ministries. PPADB executive chairperson, Bridget John said two audits of mega projects 35

February 16, 2018 3:34 PM Rapula quits as legal showdown looms

GU general manager, Olebile Sikwane said Okaile cited personal reasons for leaving the club without elaborating. He said Okaile’s departure was a “monumental blow” to the struggling Gaborone giants, who have, at times, failed to shell out players’ dues. He was the chief financier and a leader. At the time, we will have to go to (Nicholas) Zakhem to assist 43